PokéNews (Jan. 16): Pokémon Shuffle / Pokémon Duel

Today’s Pokémon news: more new content for Pokémon Shuffle, but also…

  • Pokémon Duel
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon / Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon merchandise

Pokémon Shuffle

Today, some new and returning stages went live in Pokémon Shuffle:

  • the UB Challenge featuring Xurkitree is back until January 23rd;
  • the Great Challenge featuring Palossand is also back until January 23rd;
  • the High-Speed Challenge featuring Thundurus is also back until January 23rd;
  • the Great Challenge featuring Lycanroc is also back until January 23rd;
  • the Competitive Stage featuring Mega Salamence is now available until January 23rd;
  • the Special Challenge featuring Electrode is now available until January 23rd;
  • the Great Challenge featuring Mareanie is now available until January 30th.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon Duel

Today, it was announced that a new Software update for Pokémon Duel would be released tomorrow. It will bring the game to Ver. 5.0.6, with the following changes:

Drapion

  • Figure alteration: Movement increased from 1 to 2

Arbok

  • New Ability: Shed Skin
  • Poison Fang: power increased from 40 to 50

Seviper

  • New Ability: Rapid Approach
  • Toxic Fluide: wheel size increased
  • Poison Tail: wheel size increased
  • Wrap: wheel size decreased

You can find more details about the various Software updates for Pokémon Duel can be found on this page!

Source: Serebii / Pokémon Duel (Twitter)

Pokémon Sun and Moon / Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon – Special Battle Season 8

Today, the rules for Special Battle Season 8 in Pokémon Sun and Moon / Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon have been revealed. They run from January 23rd to March 12th, and they are as follows:

  • Battles: Single Battle, 3 Pokémon out of 6 sent to battle;
  • Pokémon allowed: National Pokédex;
  • Pokémon restrictions: only 1 Pokémon from the following list is allowed in your team: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta, Genesect, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Diancie, Hoopa, Volcanion, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Magearna, and Marshadow;
  • Level: 50 (lowered if above that);
  • Item restrictions: 2 Pokémon cannot have the same hold item.

Source: Serebii

Pokémon merchandise

Here’s some pictures of more Pokémon merchandise:

Source: Famitsu


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